VOV.VN - The Plant Protection Department has announced that it will finalize the of trade promotion formalities for rambutan exports to such markets as the Republic of Korea and New Zealand.
Farmers who grow watermelon in southern Ca Mau province’s Ca Mau city are raking in high profits because of a bumper harvest and rising prices for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday when the fruit is used on virtually every family altar.
Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended a Tet celebration programme in the northern province of Hai Duong on February 6.
VOV.VN - Large-scale fields are becoming more common, not just in rice farming, but also for other crops in certain parts of Ninh Thuan province. Ninh Phuoc district is using large fields to grow grapes to boost productivity.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has approved a VND70 billion (US$3.1 million) project to develop orange farms and medicinal plant farms in Nam Dong district.
The central province of Binh Thuan will strive to grow 9,800ha of dragon fruits up to Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practice (VietGAP) standards this year, as heard a local conference hosted by the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on January 15.
VOV.VN - As a country seriously affected by global climate change, Vietnam considers adaptation to climate change vital to socio-economic development, especially to the agricultural sector.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Fisheries has said it will strive to earn an export value of aquatic products of US$8.5 billion this year, up 1.2% annually.
Unsafe food is still widespread in the domestic market, causing concern among consumers, according to experts.
Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development plans to set up 10 safe farm produce markets that will open every weekend to bring together producers and buyers of clean agricultural products.
VOV.VN - Organic agriculture and environmentally friendly farming are a global trend. The world has approximately 43 million ha of organic farm land and the estimated global market for organic food is around US$80 billion.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Hanoi investment, trade, and tourism promotion agency on December 25 held a seminar to boost ties among producers, distributors and consumers in agriculture.
Rice products will be certified under the “Vietnam Rice” national brand if they are produced in accordance with VietGAP or GlobalGAP standards - good agricultural practices to produce clean and safe farm products.
TCC Group (Thailand) unveiled on December 13 its MM Mega Market Thang Long in Hanoi, marking the next step in transforming Metro Cash & Carry Vietnam (Metro Vietnam) to MM Mega Market Vietnam as announced earlier this year.
In future the revised project on vocational training for rural labourers will be based on demands from enterprises.
High-quality agricultural products and handicrafts will be showcased at nearly 200 pavilions in a trade fair in Hanoi from December 19-25.
The Mekong Delta province of Long An, which produces about 215,000 tonnes of dragon fruit every year, is aiming to increase its exports of the fruit by using state-of-the-art technology to develop 2,000ha of new growing land in Chau Thanh district.
The Association of Food Transparency (AFT) made its debut in Ho Chi Minh City on November 22 with the aim of connecting responsible players in the food production chain for the benefit of society and the environment.
Quang Chau orange in the northern province of Hung Yen was declared a collective trademark on November 21 by the National Office of Intellectual Properly under the Ministry of Science and Technology.
“Dinh Vuong Pham” tea manufactured by Tan Cuong Hoang Binh Tea JSC has won overall award in the North America international specialty tea competition held in the US state of Arizona from August 2017.